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Did Andrew Jackson Really Hate the British?

Two years ago, I had the opportunity to present a paper at a symposium commemorating the bicentennial of the Battle of New Orleans. The papers from that symposium have now been published in… 242 more words

Andrew Jackson

King's Survey: The Dumbest War

In which we see a foolish war, and its less foolish legacy.

England and France are at it again, kids. It’s been going on, more or less continuously, for almost twenty years now. 1,139 more words

Jim Cullen

Battle of New Orleans

The War of 1812. The Battle of New Orleans.

This is the place. Where the final battle of the war was fought over ten days in January, 1815. 280 more words

Ray Laskowitz

Thursday Doors – On the way to Bourbon St

New Orleans, like most older cities, has a rich mix of architecture and with that comes, well, what else, doors. Although I had set out to capture photos of Bourbon Street doors, before the throngs of people crowded the sidewalks and entryways, I was delayed on several occasions during my walk by other interesting doors. 730 more words


CREOLE BAPTISM OF PATRIOTISM: Why Faith Runs Deep in Louisiana

Pray for peace in Baton Rouge and in all troubled communities in our country.

Our Lady of Prompt Succor of afflicted families, hasten to help us!

Constance F. Anderson

1955 to 1965

A BBC4 music documentary of the period 1955 to 1965 reminded me that I ought to find out more about this artist


Introduction of the Seventh President

Following the Election of 1828, Andrew Jackson was preparing to move into the White House, newly a widower and introducing a change in leadership. 445 more words

Early Republic